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Pure Chocolate's new plant cost nearly 3 million

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A new Pure Chocolate production plant was opened in Pūre this week. The plant was called Viktorija. The construction of this new production line cost Pure Chocolate nearly LVL 3 million.

The opening of a new plant makes sure Pure Chocolate can produce three times more products and significantly increase its turnover in the near future, Pure Chocolate reports.

“We are happy that we were able to realize this massive project in such a short time. Having explored new markets, the demand for our goods has notably increased. This is why the construction of a new plant is a logical step forwart in the company’s development. The new plant will allow us to increase the range of our products, offering not only chocolate truffles but also other high quality chocolate goods,” – Chairman of Pure Chocolate Pēteris Žimants says.

Viktorija was built 500 m away from Pure Chocolate’s Abava plant.

As part of Pure Chocolate’s development plan, LVL 180,000 were invested in the modernization of Abava plant. Modern machinery was procured for Abava. This will ensure higher productivity for the plant. Along with the construction of a new plant and modernization of the old one, Pure Chocolate has invested money in the creation of a special museum and restaurant. The museum will have seven new rooms. A special niche restaurant has been constructed near Abava plant. The total investments for these initiatives are estimated at LVL 200,000.

Pure Chocolate Abava plant currently has 42 employees. The new plant will allow the company to employ 25 new workers. The company’s restaurant and museum will provide 11 additional jobs. This will make Pure Chocolate one of the largest employers in Pūre.

Pure Chocolate was founded in 2007. Its business is the production of exclusive products made of chocolate. The company mainly focuses on chocolate truffles made from the highest quality Belgian Belcolade chocolate. The company also uses fresh berries and fruits in its production. The company’s turnover reached LVL 1.04 million in 2012.

The Chocolate Museum was created in 2013 and is located near Pure Chocolate’s Abava plant. The museum presents visitors a wide range of different information regarding traditions of chocolate production. The museum also provides celebration planning services.

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